Kansas City is stronger and more vibrant than ever. Yet, while we’ve accomplished so much, we’re still recognized as one of the most segregated cities in the country. Kansas City has yet to come to terms with its past and the structural biases that continue to hold our community back. We as a community must address the history and systems that have resulted in perpetual inequities between races and cultures in our community.
The Mayor’s Office, City Manager’s Office and the the Community Alliance for Race and Equity (CARE) are working together to create a safe and supportive space for us all to begin learning about systemic and institutional barriers that prevent our residents and our city from reaching our full potential.